Antique Russian Folded Icon Brass Enamel, 18th Century
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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Religious Artifacts: Christian: Pre 1800: item # 796116
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18th century Russian brass and enamel four-folded panels of Icon “The Twelve Principal Feast”. Left fold depict The Annunciation, The Nativity, The Nativity of The Virgin, The presentation of the Virgin to the Temple, on the top is The Crucifixion surrounded by St. Martha, Mother of God, Saints John and Longin Centurion. On the right fold The Presentation of Christ to the Temple; Baptism; Transfiguration; Entrance to Jerusalem, on the top New Testament Trinity God Father and The Son sitting on the throne, and the sphere with cross between them, above The Holy Spirit in the image of a dove with symbols of the evangelists below. Third fold :The Resurrection(The Descent into Hell) The ascension ,The Old Testament Trinity ,The Dormition Mother of God of Tichvin with selected Saints; Mother of God of Vladimir with selected Saints; Mother of God of Smolensk with selected Saints; Mother of God of Sign with Selected Saints with Praise of Mother of God - on the top. The Calvary cross on the backside.
MEASUREMENTS: 35 cm x 15.2 cm (13 3/4in x 6 in).
CONDITION: good with showing the age patina.
Catalog Number: R57
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